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These pages contain information for applicants to graduate studies in Physics and Geophysics.
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Please take a look at our graduate program prospectus (PDF, 106k), our webpages, and our video.
On our "For applicants" and "Awards and Funding" webpages, you will find information about our programs and about applying for them, as well as information about funding available to graduate students in Physics. Email us with questions that are not answered on our website.
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Do you have specific questions or want more information about the Department of Physics graduate programs and courses? Please contact us:
Office of Graduate Studies
Department of Physics
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